What are the practices, social relations and power relations to social reproduction within the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)? What is the contribution of SSE to the renewal of public action and policies in the field of production and social reproduction?
How is land management in mountains being affected by migration, climate changes and hazard events in Cochabamba region (Bolivia) and Dhankuta District (Nepal)?
What are the factors that shape the institutional design of recently adopted migration partnerships at a international, national and regional level?
What are the factors that lead states and transnational actors to choose between formal intergovernmental organisations, informal intergovernmental organisations and transnational governance networks to structure their interactions and govern global problems?
What are the motivations and expectations of highly-qualified young people from developing countries for leaving their country and what are the alternatives?
What can the EU’s Hotspot approach to migration tell us about the impact of infrastructure on migration management?
What are the consumption patterns of the growing middle classes in emerging countries? What are the environmental and social impacts of these practices? How can more sustainable consumption pathways be reached?
What are the patterns and impacts on the development of return skilled migration and how can the potential of scientific diasporas best be exploited for development?
What are the mechanisms of differential inclusion and segregation of migrant workers in the agro-industrial labour markets?
What are the legal obligations to protect and assist persons with disabilities during conflict and what are the policies and practices required to put these obligations into effect?
What ethical challenges exist for the use of drones in humanitarian work?
How is the plurality of urban cultural heritage perceived and how is it taken into account in the urban development in Beijing, Mexico and Rome?
What are the impacts of agricultural policies on the social and psychological situation of farmers?
How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?
What are the effectiveness and the impact of public-private partnerships for advancing the Sustainable Development Goals?
How can new institutional arrangements help reconcile livelihood-relevant factors of local populations with the UN program for Reducing Emissions for Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)?
What are the effects of the financialisation of the commodity trading on local lives and what are the policy recommendations to be drawn for Swiss and international regulatory actors?
How can the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) effectively contribute to the integration of those left-behind by the declining social aid and create solidarity for these vulnerable groups?
How can potentially negative effects on local populations of large-scale land acquisitions be mitigated and what could institutions do to protect human rights of the affected population?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?